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Griffiths, Antony

Overview
Works: 98 works in 371 publications in 4 languages and 7,042 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Biography  Pictorial works  Guidebooks  Catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Redactor, Contributor, Creator, Curator, Author of introduction
Classifications: NE400, 760.28
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Most widely held works by Antony Griffiths
Prints and printmaking : an introduction to the history and techniques by Antony Griffiths( Book )

41 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antony Griffiths here provides an excellent introduction to a large and complicated subject for those who wish to acquire a basic understanding of print and printmaking. He explains as simply and briefly as possible the different techniques of printmaking and illustrates both details and whole prints to show the effects that can be achieved
The print in Germany, 1880-1933 : the age of expressionism : prints from the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum by Frances Carey( Book )

45 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Manet to Toulouse-Lautrec : French lithographs, 1860-1900 : catalogue of an exhibition at the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum, 1978 by Frances Carey( Book )

16 editions published between 1975 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claude Lorrain--the painter as draftsman : drawings from the British Museum by Richard Rand( Book )

18 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great French artist Claude Lorrain (1600-1682) - for whom drawing was an integral part of the artistic process - spent most of his career in Italy, where he documented the beauty of the landscape and the splendor of classical ruins. This richly illustrated book examines the wide-ranging role the medium played throughout Claude's career. The book presents some of Claude's most remarkable drawings, representing all aspects of his style and subject matter - from informal outdoor sketches of trees, rivers, and ruins to formal presentation drawings and elaborate compositional designs for paintings, many of which have never before been reproduced in color. A detailed and scholarly essay places them within the social and cultural contexts of their time and includes comparative illustrations of paintings and etchings to situate them within the artist's oeuvre. A selection of works from the Liber Veritatis (Book of Truth), a portfolio of highly finished drawings that the artist created to document his own painted compositions, is also included
Avant-garde British printmaking, 1914-1960 by Frances Carey( Book )

16 editions published in 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

German printmaking in the age of Goethe by Antony Griffiths( Book )

18 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disasters of war : Callot, Goya, Dix by Jacques Callot( Book )

7 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prints : history of an art by Michel Melot( Book )

3 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Landmarks in print collecting : connoisseurs and donors at the British Museum since 1753 by British Museum( Book )

17 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wenceslaus Hollar : prints and drawings from the collections of the National Gallery, Prague, and the British Museum, London by Antony Griffiths( Book )

12 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prints for books : book illustration in France, 1760-1800 by Antony Griffiths( Book )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on the Panizzi lectures given in the British Library in November 2003, the text has been considerably augmented for publication. There are more than 200 footnotes and 90 illustrations, as well as an appendix giving the actual period of production of some of the most important books of the period."--Jacket
The print in Stuart Britain, 1603-1689 by Antony Griffiths( Book )

13 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American prints, 1879-1979 : catalogue of an exhibition at the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum, 1980 by British Museum( Book )

12 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacques Bellange, c. 1575-1616 : printmaker of Lorraine by Antony Griffiths( Book )

15 editions published in 1997 in English and Italian and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum : user's guide by Antony Griffiths( Book )

11 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The print before photography : an introduction to European printmaking, 1550-1820 by Antony Griffiths( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A landmark publication that catalogues the history and development of the printed image Gutenberg's invention of moveable type made it possible to print letters. But images could only be printed using two other technologies that were developed alongside letterpress. One depended on wooden blocks which were cut and printed in relief, the other on copper plates into which lines were cut by engraving or etching and were printed on a rolling press. Copper-plate printmaking developed into a huge business employing thousands of people, and dominated image production for nearly four centuries across the whole of Europe. Its processes remained very stable, and a man of 1500 could have walked into a printing shop of 1800 and understood what was going on. During the nineteenth century this world was displaced by new technologies, of which photography was by far the most important
The grotesque : ornamental prints from the British Museum( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Estampe by Michel Melot( Book )

6 editions published in 1981 in German and French and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salvator Rosa, 1615-1673 : acqueforti by Olimpia Theodoli( Book )

7 editions published in 1992 in Italian and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Prints and printmaking : an introduction to the history and techniquesThe print before photography : an introduction to European printmaking, 1550-1820
Alternative Names
Griffiths, Anthony.

Griffiths, Anthony 1951-

Griffiths, Antony

Languages
English (256)

Italian (8)

French (5)

German (4)

Covers
Claude Lorrain--the painter as draftsman : drawings from the British MuseumDisasters of war : Callot, Goya, DixLandmarks in print collecting : connoisseurs and donors at the British Museum since 1753Prints for books : book illustration in France, 1760-1800The print before photography : an introduction to European printmaking, 1550-1820